NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID295066
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyRandolph
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 106) 4 river miles downriver from Chester
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number7140105
Map
Collection Day26
Collection Month1
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsDiploid specimens, both. Caught in separate events on same day and same location each by one of two fishers. See voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size782, 834 mm
Photo




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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2014].

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